Hail occurrence in New Zealand
Mean annual days of reported hailstorms taken from records for about 450 climate stations across New Zealand. Note that methods of observation, and the duration of reporting periods, are not consistent throughout the country.
Hailstorms are an inherent risk to primary production and other vulnerable activities throughout New Zealand. Hail records are available in New Zealand from climatological records, hourly weather reports at a few locations, and from the news media.